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Sicario – Movie Review
7.2
2 years ago

Sicario – Movie Review

Certainly a surprise film of the year, Sicario delves into the sensitive subject of the escalating war against drugs that have become a daily occurrence for those near the border …
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Ex Machina – Movie Review
8
2 years ago

Ex Machina – Movie Review

It’s not often that we get the opportunity to watch a film that is both visually and intellectually stimulating that also has an engaging story. Ex Machina is a beautiful …
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The Hateful Eight – Movie Review
8.8
2 years ago

The Hateful Eight – Movie Review

By  •  Mystery, Drama, Crime

On January 1st I attended a 70mm screening of Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight at City Cinemas East 86th Street, one of the few Manhattan theaters selected to be part …
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Knock Knock – Movie Review
3.6
2 years ago

Knock Knock – Movie Review

The joke among horror and film buffs is that Eli Roth is not a great film maker. Not having seen many of his movies, we could never really attest to …
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Self/less – Review
6.4
2 years ago

Self/less – Review

Science fiction films delve into similar realms of thought, one of which is the lust for immortal life.  Self/less starts as an interesting narrative of one rich man’s search for …
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Dark Places – Movie Review
7.4
2 years ago

Dark Places – Movie Review

Again Gillian Flynn takes inspiration from the headlines, this time Dark Places sheds unsettling and ominous light on the famed mass murders that capture society’s attention.

When Libby Day (Charlize …
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The Treatment (2014) – Movie Review
7.6
2 years ago

The Treatment (2014) – Movie Review

About the film:

The Treatment or originally “de Behandeling” is adapted from a serial novel by Mo Hayder with the help of screenwriter Carl Joos and beautifully directed by Hans Herbots.

The film opens …
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Tomorrowland (2015) – Review
5.6
2 years ago

Tomorrowland (2015) – Review

It feels exceedingly cynical and pessimistic to dislike a film with such a positive message as Tomorrowland.

Very rarely do we at Archon Cinema Reviews not write a summary for …
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The Cobblestone Corridor – Review
7.6
2 years ago

The Cobblestone Corridor – Review

The Cobblestone Corridor is cunning and quirky short that pays homage to the stylish crime dramas of film noir cinema. Set in the cobblestone corridors of Alfred Pierce Preparatory School, Allan Archer (known simply by the eponymous "Archer") is the silver tongued editor-in-chief of his school's newspaper. His no nonsense pursuit of the truth has not [...]
It Follows – Review
6.2
2 years ago

It Follows – Review

It Follows has a promising premise and the direction of its screenwriter and director David Robert Mitchell shows a passion and vision for details. As a horror, It Follows fails …
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